Lyft and Uber both announced they're getting into shared rides, but Sidecar says it's been testing carpooling options for months.
The peer-to-peer driving service launches a marketplace model in hopes of becoming the Airbnb of ride-sharing.
The California Public Utilities Commission issues a proposal that would allow drivers working for ride-sharing apps to freely take to the road if they agree to certain guidelines.
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.
Controversial car-summoning app Uber says it will roll out service in places where regulators aren't restricting already existing rideshare businesses.
The San Francisco-based ride-sharing service claims the Texas capital's city council is misinterpreting the law and illegally attempting to regulate its business.
The startup, which lets drivers pick up riders like a taxi service, was risking having its drivers charged with a crime for charging riders. Making all SXSW rides free may be a solution.
Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are told to halt any carpool features. The California Public Utilities Commission confirms it sent two copies of a warning letter to all three peer-to-peer car services.
Ride-sharing apps have gone to the next level by including the ability to catch a ride with another passenger on your route for a discounted price. Lyft thinks its service can lead the way.
Windows Phone users can finally hail the on-demand car service from a native app, instead of via the mobile website.